Morphological features of melanocytes

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Improving Melanoma Classification by Integrating Genetic

A diagnosis of atypical Spitz nevus was rendered in the presence of features suggestive of possible Spitz nevus, such as wedge-shaped silhouette, epidermal hyperplasia, and papillary dermal ectasia, but also one or more features designated as atypical, such as minimal or no maturation of the dermal component, lack of or rare dull pink (Kamino) bodies, asymmetry, pagetoid spread of melanocytes in the epidermis, or expansile aggregates of melanocytes in the dermis Morphological Relationship between Nerve Fibers and Melanocytes in the Epidermis of Melasma. Clin Pediatr Dermatol. 2016, 2:2. Morphological Relationship between Nerve Fibers and Melanocytes in the Epidermis of Melasma Abstract A close contact between melanocytes and nerve fibersin the epidermis has been demonstrated in normal human skin

Morphological features of human Reissner's membrane

  1. Histopathologic features of a melanocytic nevus with dermoscopic features of the fibrillar pattern. The tissue was cut perpendicular to the skin markings. The cornified layer is obliquely arranged..
  2. ation showed a significant (p = 0.0001) reduction in melanosome size in the blue iris.
  3. Specific features include consumption of the epidermis, pagetoid spread of melanocytes, nests of melanocytes with variable size and shape (which may be confluent and lack maturation), melanocytes within lymphovascular spaces, deep and atypical mitoses and increased apoptosis
  4. Dermoscopy shows typical features of melanoma (asymmetry, irregular blotches, atypical pigmented network, multicomponent structure, irregular dots, and globules) followed by the typical dermoscopic finding of a globular pattern with globules varying in shape, color, and distribution (1,3)

Morphological Relationship between Nerve Fibers and

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  2. Rhododenol (4-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanol, RD) is a naturally occurring phenolic compound found in plants, such as Acer nikoense and Betula platyphylla [].Since 2008, a cosmetics company in Tokyo, Japan, has used the racemic form of RD (RS-RD) as a whitening cosmetic ingredient [].In July 2013, a large number of consumers of RD-containing cosmetics complained about leukoderma in their face.
  3. melanocytes reveal a dendritic cytomorphology and territorial isolation, lesional naevomelanocytes and melanoma cells typically show epithelioid, spindled or mixed cytomorphologies and a range of architectural arrangements. Spindling is common to melanocytic lesions, and may be either a characteristic feature or a divergent appearance

Atypical Spitzoid melanocytic tumors: A morphological

  1. The secondary morphological elements of skin rashes include a secondary stain, erosion, ulcers, scar, scales, crusts, fissures, abrasions. Their significance for retrospective diagnostics of dermatoses is not the same. A secondary spot (macula) is a local discoloration of the skin on the site of former rashes
  2. Melanocytes were considered mature cells when they branched and the cessation of cell division occurred, before the onset of melanogenesis (Reams,1956; Zimmerman and Becker,1959). In SK dermis, we find round and elongated pigment cells at all studied stages of development
  3. These are distinguished by their histological features. Ephelis. The ephelis is a solar-induced macule with a normal number of melanocytes that produce increased melanin, which is distributed among keratinocytes. Dermoscopy of an ephelis generally shows uniform pigmentation and a moth-eaten edge. Epheli
  4. ating over nests, suprabasal melanocytes, pleomorphic and confluent melanocytic nests), dermal features (band-like inflammatory infiltrate, lack of maturation of melanocytes with the.
  5. The basic histological features of the avian tongue, with a description of the basic gross morphological features (Kobayashi, Kumakura, Yoshimura, Inatomi Histological features the obvious absence of melanocytes. The Stratum corneum is poorly developed in some areas, display­.
Morphological features of apoptosis, necroptosis, and

Busam KJCharles CLee GHalpern AC Morphological features of melanocytes, pigmented keratinocytes, and melanophages by in vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy. Mod Pathol 2001;14 (9) 862- 868PubMed Google Scholar Crossre The WHO classification identifies nine classes of melanocytic proliferations according to location, UV-exposure, histological and genetic features. Only a minority of lesions remain unclassified. We describe five cases that harbored either an ERBIN-RASGRF2 or an ATP2B4-RASGRF2 in frame fusion transcript. These lesions were collected from different studies, unified only by the lack of identifiable known mutations, with a highly variable phenotype The morphology was complex with a central junctional spitzoid pattern associating an epidermal hyperplasia with large nests of large spindled melanocytes. The dermal component was made of deeply invasive strands and nests of nevoid unpigmented melanocytes surrounded by fibrosis; a perineural invasion was present at the periphery of the lesion The capacity of caveolae to modulate intracellular signals, to provide mechanoprotection and to support the morphological changes in melanocytes defines them as a molecular platform required for.

The WHO classification identifies nine classes of melanocytic proliferations according to location, UV-exposure, histological and genetic features. Only a minority of lesions remain unclassified. We describe five cases that harbored either an ERBIN-RASGRF2 or an ATP2B4-RASGRF2 in frame fusion transcript There was a morphological spectrum ranging from dendritic melanocytes in single units in the basal layers of the epidermis, as originally described, to occasionally confluent junctional nests made of small spindled melanocytes. This expands the morphological spectrum of this variant of blue nevus, susceptible to cause diagnostic hesitation with other compound lesions, mainly combined nevi

Morphological and molecular uniqueness of acral melanom

Since most NMs were found on sun-damaged skin, solar elastosis can be present. Pagetoid spread of atypical melanocytes along the epidermis is rare, but may be found (1-3). In most case reports there was discrepancy between clinical and dermoscopic features - both favoring melanoma - and histopathology, which at first glance appeared nevoid (9) On morphological The cell referred to here as Type 3 would also appear to grounds alone, it was difficult to distinguishthem from early have come to the end of active melanogenesis, as evidenced fetal melanocytes, or to refer to them in any real sense as by a lack of Stage 1-3 melanosomes, or, perhaps, it might aged, chronicallyor. Hair follicles harbor a heterogeneous regenerative cell pool and represent a putative low-to-non-invasively available source of stem cells. We previously reported a technology for culturing human melanocytes from the hair follicle outer root sheath (ORS) for autologous pigmentation of tissue engineered skin equivalents. This study translated the ORS technology to horses

Clinical and morphological features of Waardenburg

In some cases, a major feature is the presence of a lentiginous pattern of growth alternating with a nested one [8-10]. Melanocytes are aligned in single units along the junction with skip areas of irregular distribution. In all, these junctional lesions fulfill most criteria for a diagnosis of melanoma despite their striking nested pattern Atypical Spitzoid tumors exhibit some of the morphological features of stereotypical Spitz nevus, and some of melanoma simulating Spitz nevus (Spitzoid melanoma), often defying clear-cut classification into either category. Tumors were classified as Spitzoid if they contained plump spindle and/or epithelioid melanocytes typically seen in. that RD can induce morphological changes of melanocytes at sub-cytotoxic levels. Figure 3. Increase of cell size and dendrite length by RD. (A) Visual assessment of B16F10 melanoma cells following the exposure to RD. Representative morphological changes were marked with red arrows. (400) (B) Cell size changes 24 h after the exposure to RD. ancillary studies as well. The morphological vari-ability of melanocytic lesions is exhibited by both architectural and cytological variations.68Partic-ular difficulty arises when melanocytes express cytomorphological features that create uncertainty about the cell of origin, as may be seen with spin-dled melanocytic lesions.79This difficulty i uveal melanocytes) or atypical but benign (i.e., uveal nevus cells). In all probability, there is considerable morphological overlap between normal cells stimulated in some way by local microenvironmental factors in the choroid and slightly atypical uveal melanocytes due to minor cytogenetic mutations that have altered both thei

Specific features include consumption of the epidermis, pagetoid spread of melanocytes, nests of melanocytes with variable size and shape (which may be confluent and lack maturation), melanocytes within lymphovascular spaces, deep and atypical mitoses and increased apoptosis. Ulceration, if present, is a poor prognostic factor. Mitotic figures. Melanocytic naevi: new classification. Created 2008. Why have a new classification? The conventional system has divided melanocytic naevi according to history (congenital or acquired) and histopathology (junctional, compound and dermal location of melanocytes).However clinical diagnosis is often imprecise The ratios between the number of melanocytes and the total number of cell nuclei within these sub-layers are computed. To capture nuclear morphologies, five morphological features including area, perimeter, eccentricity, equivalent diameter and ellipticity are computed from each nucleus

Chapter 5: Histological Features and Surface Morphology of the Tongue 137 The epithelium of the ventrum linguae was similar in composition to that of the dorsum except for the obvious absence of melanocytes (Figs. 5.10, 5.12) In contrast with these nevus-like features, these neoplasms display additional details which are incompatible with a diagnosis of junctional nevus. These include areas of lentiginous array with focal pagetoid spread of melanocytes above the junction; marked cytological atypia, such as nuclear enlargement, hyperchromasia, nuclear membrane. Dorris was the first to point to the origin of melanocytes from the neural crest in birds.In the trunk of avian embryos, the first wave of neural crest cells migrate ventrally between the neural tube and the somite and give rise to neurons or glial cells of the peripheral nervous system (Le Douarin and Teillet,1973,1974).After 24 h, with the cessation of ventral migration, the onset of.

Furthermore, melanoma may arise in the same zone of a previous spitzoid nevus, in which some residual benign melanocytes can be mixed with malignant ones. If this process is at the initial stage, the majority of melanocytes will show the morphological features of those found in a benign nevus, and only few of them exhibit malignant. In healthy SK, melanocytes are found in the dermis in great quantity throughout the whole skin. This work analyzes the morphological aspects and localization of melanocytes in the skin of the hyperpigmented SK embryos, looking for new insights on the role of these pigment cells in the dermis Special Features of Dermal Melanocytes in White Silky Chicken Embryos CLAUDIA ORTOLANI-MACHADO,1* PATRI´CIA DE FREITAS,2 MARISA E. BORGES,2 AND CLORIS FARACO1 1Universidade Federal do Parana´, Biologia Celular, Curitiba, Brazil 2Faculdade Evange´lica de Medicina, Unibrasil, Curitiba, Brazil ABSTRACT In the hyperpigmented Silky (SK) chicken, melanoblasts are neura In addition, suprabasilar intraepidermal (pagetoid) spread of melanocytes are often observed. 15 Dysplastic nevi share some histopathological features with superficial spreading melanoma, but show.

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The first case mimicked most of the morphological features of a desmoplastic melanoma (DM) with fascicles of atypical unpigmented spindled melanocytes deeply invading the dermis associated with a sclerosing fibrous background. The junctional component was limited to few lentiginous melanocytes as in pure, de novo DM The morphological features of melanocytes 5 days after infection with Cdc42 V12 Adeasy vector, viewed under immunofluorescence microscopy, are shown inFig. 4b (images 1-3). Melanocytes exhibited multiple arborizing dendrites and some cells displayed a growth-cone like morphology. Cells infected with empty vector maintained a bipolar morphology. The features of each AK, based on HGM, were assessed and compared with corresponding standard histopathological findings. Results Using the histopathological findings as a standard reference, HGM's accuracy in detecting features of AK lesions, such as hyperkeratosis, epidermal thinning, abnormal architecture, and atypical honeycomb pattern.

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Rhododenol (RD), a whitening cosmetic ingredient, was withdrawn from the market due to RD-induced leukoderma (RIL). While many attempts have been made to clarify the mechanism underlying RIL, RIL has not been fully understood yet. Indeed, affected subjects showed uneven skin pigmentation, but the features are different from vitiligo, a skin hypopigmentary disorder, alluding to events more. The morphological features of feathers are characteristics that aid in phylogenetic identification (Sumida and Brochu, 2000; Lovette and Fitzpatrick, 2016). Thus, the structure of feathers, including the barbules and the associated barbicels, is considered a fingerprint that can be used to distinguish avian species (Feo et al., 2015 ) Morphological features of naevoid melanoma: results of a multicentre study of the International Dermoscopy Society C. Longo,1 S. Piana,2 A. Marghoob,3 S. Cavicchini,4 P. Rubegni,5 C. Cota,6 G. Ferrara,7 A.M. Cesinaro,8 unusual cytological features and mitotic figures, especially i All originate from melanocytes, which are neural crest-derived cells that, during development, colonize the skin, eye and, to a lesser degree, a broad range of other tissues throughout the body 1. We identified a group of melanocytic lesions with an architectural pattern very similar to that of a junctional nevus: cells mostly grouped in distinct nests, more or less of the same size and shape, and regularly distributed along the dermoepidermal junction. In contrast with these nevus-like features, these neoplasms display additional details which are incompatible with a diagnosis of.

Melanocytic tumors with MAP3K8 fusions share common morphologic features. Histopathologically, all cases fell into the diagnostic category of Spitz tumors. Five were classified as Spitz nevus, 13. Search worldwide, life-sciences literature Search. Advanced Search Coronavirus articles and preprints Search examples: breast cancer Smith We report a series of 21 compound blue nevi, a rare variant in the vast clinical and morphological spectrum of blue melanocytic proliferations. Clinically, they presented in young adults, with a slight female predominance. One-third were located on the dorsum of the foot. Morphologically, all cases displayed large dendritic melanocytes restricted to the deep layers of the epidermis DP cells phenotype under physoxia. (A) Representative images of DP cells F-actin cytoskeleton labelled with Phaloidin-TRITC (left panel) and respective CellProfiler TM output (right panel) used to quantify morphological features such as (B) cell area, (C) perimeter and (D) major axis length. Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI The main morphological features distinguishing the acral-lentiginous naevi from other acral non-lentiginous naevi are: elongation of rete ridges, continuous proliferation of melanocytes at the dermo-epidermal junction, presence of single scattered melanocytes, or less commonly small clusters, within the upper epidermis, poor or absent lateral.

Several morphological features are frequently used in the histopathological diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma, including the following: pagetoid infiltration, melano-cytic atypia, mitotic figures, a band-like dermal inflammatory infiltrate containing melanophages, lack of maturation of abnormal melanocytes with the progressive descent into th Dermoscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy of pigmented actinic keratoses: a morphological study. Giuseppe Argenziano. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 37 Full PDFs related to this paper. READ PAPER

Automated analysis and diagnosis of skin melanoma on whole

Melanocytes are neural crest derived cells that are found in the stratum basale of the epidermis, hair follicles, mucosal surfaces, Currently, many morphological features are reported according to the College of American Pathology (CAP) cancer summaries including mitotic rate, microsatellitosis, regression, lymphovascular. Importantly, it also correctly identified nevus melanocytes as non-proliferative—and other melanocytes as prolifer- ative—in agreement with Figure 1E-F. Interestingly, the relatively high expression of proliferation- associated genes in non-nevus, hair follicle melanocytes (Mel 3) when compared with nevus Ruiz-Vega et al. eLife 2020;9:e61026 of studying the visceral melanocytes has been emphasized in recent studies (7, 8). Therefore our aim has been to define the various properties of the hepatic melano-cytes of Amphiuma. Earlier studies (7, 9) have described some of the morphological and the biochemical features of these cells. The present paper deals with an interest In humans, an increase of skin pigmentation over the basal constitutive level is called tanning, and this is physiologically stimulated by UV-R. UV-induced skin darkening involves an increase in the number of mela-nocytes as well as stimulation of melanin synthesis and melanocyte dendricity, a crucial morphological feature required for melanin. The morphological features we observed in melanocytes of aging and graying hair follicles further support this notion. Such features have been described before in melanocytes under oxidative stress for example in culture or in vitiligo (6, 44, 45)

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2.3. Third-Harmonic Generation Microscopic Features of Melanocytes. Normal epidermal stratification of the stratum corneum, stratum granulosum, stratum spinosum, and stratum basale can be visualized in serial HGM sections label-free and has already been described before. 27, 28, 31 - 34 The irregular THG-bright cells with dark nuclei and multiple cellular processes longer than the cell. Neither acral lentiginous nor lentigo maligna melanoma was included. Tumors with an ambiguous morphological diagnosis of DPN were selected when nests of dermal pigmented epithelioid melanocytes suggested a potential diagnosis of DPN without all the usual morphological features including atypia or potential malignancy Intersecting fascicular growth of fusiform melanocytes was seen in all but one ALK-positive tumor (27 of 28 or 96.4%), whereas it was infrequent in NTRK1-positive tumors (5 of 20 or 25.0%) and tumors negative for both ALK and NTRK1 (96.4% vs 25.0% vs 8.7%, P .0027). There was a trend toward ALK-positive tumors being amelanotic compared with.

All MITF-positive cells in the basal layer possessed the morphological features of melanocytes. Some cells that were identified as melanocytes did not stain for MITF. In particular, their specific location at the basement membrane and lack of desmosomes unequivocally distinguished them from adjacent keratinocytes The evaluation of the dermoscopic and confocal features was performed in blind to the final histopathological diagnosis that was obtained in all cases. Results Dermoscopically, the repigmentation in recurrent naevi (three patients) was confined within the scar while it extended beyond the scar in melanomas The morphological variability of melanocytic lesions is exhibited by both architectural and cytological variations.6, 8 Particular difficulty arises when melanocytes express cytomorphological features that create uncertainty about the cell of origin, as may be seen with spindled melanocytic lesions.7, 9 This difficulty is compounded when the.

morphological features. The anatomy and physiology of a feature determine whether the feature is durable or transient in nature. Figure 2-1 is an image of a left palm Melanocytes, the pigment-producing cells of the epidermis, play a key role in the protective barrier. The pig Submitted to me for review article entitled Rhododenol Activates Melanocytes and Induces Morphological Alteration at Sub-Cytotoxic Levels is an original paper. The authors discovered that rhododenol treatment reduced the number of melanocytes in a pigmented 3D human skin model, Melanoderm™, confirming the melanocyte toxicity of RD The following features were assessed histopatho-logically: 1) atypical features of the intraepidermal portion of the lesion above the sclerosis (efface-ment of the rete ridge pattern, cytological atypia of melanocytes, lentiginous proliferation, upward migration of melanocytes and presence of irregula

Rhododenol Activates Melanocytes and Induces Morphological

The authors showed that distinctive morphological features of cutaneous melanoma, such as increased upward migration, nest formation of intraepidermal melanocytes, thickening of the involved epidermis, sharper demarcation to the surrounding skin, and larger, rounder, and more pigmented tumor cells, seem to be associated consistently with BRAF. melanocytes in vitiligo skin are inherently sensitive to oxida- istic features of melanocytes (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)). As compared to untreated controls, H 2 O 2 triggered the ROS morphological changes, phase contrast microscopic images were obtained 3h after exposure to H 2 O 2. (e) PIG1 melanocytes were culture Nevi may be either macular or papular, depending on the placement of melanocytes within the skin, with papular lesions having more melanocytes in the dermis than macular lesions. Dysplastic Nevi. Nevi that have irregular features are commonly termed dysplastic nevi or atypical nevi (Figures 2-7) of metastasis and a poor prognosis. Because of its environmental, biological and genetic features, numerous studies indicate the dog as a good comparative model for human melanoma. Primary cell cultures of healthy and neoplastic melanocytes derived from skin and oral mucosa of dogs with spontaneous tumors are established in this study

AMN with high-grade dysplasia (AMN-HGD)

Vitiligo is a common skin disorder that manifests as whitish macules. There is no special geographic or sex predilection. Vitiligo is a multifactorial disorder. The various theories proposed include neutral theory, autoimmune theory, zinc-α2-glycoprotein theory, viral infection, intrinsic theory and melanocytorrhagy theory. However, the currently favored opinion is that there is a convergence. Abstract Solanum diphyllum L. is a native plant to Mexico and Central America, and distributed in many places around the world. Currently escaped from cultivation as an ornamental plant and grows wildly as a naturalized exotic plant in some places i Background. Human dermal papilla (DP) cells and melanocytes (hMel) are central players in hair growth and pigmentation, respectively. In hair follicles (HFs), oxygen (O 2) levels average 5%, being coupled with the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), necessary to promote hair growth.. Materials and Method

This paper proposes a novel technique for the detection of melanocytes in HE images of the epidermis, based on the melanocyte color features, in the HSI color domain. Initially, an effective soft morphological filter is applied to the HE images in the HSI color domain to remove noise Skin disease - Skin disease - Appearance: Skin diseases in which there is an overproduction of epidermal cells or a disorganization of their differentiation often show scaling. Simple benign hyperplasia (overgrowth) of the epidermis such as is commonly seen in infantile eczema often appears as lichenification, a term used to describe a thickening of the epidermis in which the normal surface. Melanosomes are organelles that produce and store melanin, a widespread biological pigment with a unique suite of properties including high refractive index, semiconducting capabilities, material stiffness, and high fossilization potential. They are involved in numerous critical biological functions in organisms across the tree of life The upper and lower lips are referred to as the Labium superius oris and Labium inferius oris, respectively. The juncture where the lips meet the surrounding skin of the mouth area is the vermilion border, and the typically reddish area within the borders is called the vermilion zone. The vermilion border of the upper lip is known as the cupid's bow We propose a snapshot hyperspectral imaging system and methods for skin morphological feature analysis and real-time monitoring of skin activities. The analysis method includes a strategy using weighted subtractions between sub-channel images to extract absorption information due to specific chromophores within skin tissue, for example hemoglobin and melanin

There are some unique features that distinguish malignant melanoma from benign melanoma. These features are selected for classification purpose. The final result of features extraction task is a vector of features. Three types of feature are extracted; color, shape, and texture. Color Features Congenital-like features can be commonly detected within the dermal component of these naevi, namely, small naevus cells in the reticular dermis (and sometimes in the subcutis) with extension between the collagen bundles and around nerves, vessels and adnexa. Compound lesions may contain larger intraepidermal melanocytes, with pagetoid.

Gene duplication and zebrafish pigment pattern evolution: do more genes mean more stripes 3.1. Morpho-Anatomical Details of Epidermal Melanocytes. Morphological Structure of Epidermal Melanocytes. The epidermis is a stratified squamous epithelium consisting mainly of cells with two different origins: keratinocytes and melanocytes, of which keratinocytes form the 90-95% of epidermis Morphological Parameter. The preparation of melanocytes from biopsies from skin of healthy donors and from skin and café-au-lait macules of NF1 patients was performed as described ().The germ-line mutations in the patients inactivate one NF1 allele ().In both kinds of NF1 melanocytes one NF1 wild-type allele is present and the cells show a reduction of neurofibromin to approximately 50% (24, 25) CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS Papers Presentations Journals. Advanced Photonic

Electron microscopes have emerged as a powerful tool for the characterization of a wide range of materials. Their versatility and extremely high spatial resolution render them a very valuable tool for many applications. The two main types of electron microscopes are the transmission electron microscope (TEM) and the scanning electron microscope (SEM) pathological features of melanomas. KeY woRDS: melanoma, clinical characteristics, histopathological characteristics, dermatoscopy IntRoDUCtIon Melanoma is a malignant tumor which evolves from melanocytes and is one of the most aggressive malignant tumors of the skin and mucosa. It is char-acterized by a high tendency of early lymphatic an PATHOLOGIC FEATURES On histological examination, the first 6 lesions showed morphological features that were almost superimposable; they were small, well defined, and all made up of a junctional and a dermal component. The junctional component consisted of large atypical pigmented melanocytes with focal pagetoid spread (Fig. 1, top) We compared sun exposure and melasma features in these individuals. The mean (standard deviation) Melasma Area Severity Index scores for sun exposure of less than 2 h, 2-5 h and more than 5 h was 12.2 (6.1), 10.7 (6.8) and 8.0 (4.4), respectively; this difference was not statistically significant (P = 0.32).Most individuals with dermal melasma reported sun exposure for less than 2 h (63%.

The G protein-coupled MC1R is expressed in melanocytes and has a pivotal role in human skin pigmentation, with reduced function in human genetic variants exhibiting a red hair phenotype and increased melanoma predisposition. Beyond its role in pigmentation, MC1R is increasingly recognized as promoting UV-induced DNA damage repair. Consequently, there is mounting interest in targeting MC1R for. for comparing the histopathological features of RIL and vitiligo. The Wilcoxon signed-rank test was used to compare the differences between the numbers of melanocytes in the lesional and perilesional skin with both diseases. P-values less than 0.05 were considered sta-tistically significant. These analyses were performed using Statcel ver (d) To observe the morphological changes, phase contrast microscopic images were obtained 3 h after exposure to H 2 O 2. (e) PIG1 melanocytes were cultured with indicated concentration of H 2 O 2 for 6 h, 24 h, and 48 h. Cell viability was checked by trypan blue dye exclusion assay

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Patients usually present with features of both glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid deficiency. The predominant symptoms vary depending on the duration of disease. Patients may present with clinical features of chronic Addison disease or in acute addisonian crisis precipitated by stress factors such as infection, trauma, surgery, vomiting, diarrhea, or noncompliance with replacement steroids Gene mutations influencing melanocytes also impact on physiological and behavioural functions. In this study, we investigated their association with four different coat colours in the Pura Raza Español (PRE) horse using morphological traits and molecular datasets. Four different subpopulations were identified according to individual coat colour: grey, bay, chestnut and black obtained the primary culture of melanocytes. Purity culture of melanocytes After second or third pure passage, we can obtain relative pure melanocytes (Figure 3A). Melanocytes had attached to the culture plate and had many typical morphological character-istics as the arrows showed, such as two or three, even more dendrites (Figure 3B), pig

All Bcl-2-positive cells exhibited the morphological characteristics of melanocytes. In group 1, the number of Bcl-2-positive cells in unexposed skin was estimated to be 14.4 ± 0.7 cells/mm. At 1 week of radiotherapy, there was a gradual increase in the number of Bcl-2-positive cells, up to 21.5 ± 1.3 cells/mm over the dose range 0.05-1.08. Like melanocytes from M-melanoma 1 and from skin, these cells also contain fine cytoplasmic filaments. Marked folds are a conspicuous feature of the surface of these cells. Spontaneousâ€as well as some transplantable†melanotic and amelanotic melanomas in the gold en hamster show morphological and biologica In mammalian melanocytes, melanosome is a highly specialized organelle where melanin is synthesized. Melanin synthesis is controlled by tyrosinase, the vital enzyme in melanogenic pathway. The present investigation is based on an effect of purified mushroom tyrosinase of Agaricus bisporus on B16F10 melanocytes for the melanin production via blocking pigment cell machinery clues for the morphological recognition of CEPN. Melanocytes are rarely present within various epi-thelial tumours and have been reported in both cutaneous and extracutaneous neoplasms, resulting in derivation of the prefix pigmented or melanocyte-containing tumours.2,3 The systematic presence of spindle and non-atypical melanocytes in CEPN ques

Spitz tumors are a group of melanocytic neoplasms with distinct morphological features that tend to affect young individuals. Distinguishing benign from malignant Spitz tumors can be challenging, but cytogenetic and molecular tests have contributed to improvements in diagnostic accuracy. Spitz tumors harbor diverse genetic alterations, including mutations in HRAS, loss of BAP1, or kinase. Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis typically presents as smooth pale ( hypopigmented) or white (depigmented) macules 2-5mm (range up to 1.5cm) in diameter most commonly on the sun-exposed aspects of the forearms, shins, and V of chest. Lesions are usually multiple and asymptomatic. Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis Clinical features The clinical features of the patients harboring the tumors are listed in Table 1. The male to female sex ratio was 3M:3F and ages at diagnosis ranged from 18 to 85 y/o (median, 44 y/o). Sites of involvement were limbs, trunk and ear. Maximum diameters ranged from 4 to 11 mm (median, 6 mm)

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Communication between the nervous system and epidermal melanocytes has been suspected on the basis of their common embryologic origin and apparent parallel involvement in several disease processes, but never proven. In this study, confocal microscopic analysis of human skin sections stained with antibodies specific for melanocytes and nerve fibers showed intraepidermal nerve endings in contact. Ultraviolet light (UV) is an important risk factor for cutaneous basal cell carcinoma, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and cutaneous melanoma of the skin. These cancers most commonly affect persons with fair skin and blue eyes who sunburn rather than suntan. However, each of these cancers appears to be associated with a different pattern of UV exposure and to be mediated by different. Here we will review the pathologic features, including its growth phases, major histopathologic subtypes, and rare variants, and the genetic and molecular characterization of cutaneous melanoma [ 2 ]. Other aspects of melanoma, including risk factors, clinical presentation and diagnosis, staging, and management, are discussed elsewhere